Short films block 2
To Fire You Come At Last
In rural 17th-century England, a group of men gather to carry a coffin on the long walk to the local graveyard for burial. Much ancient folklore and superstition surround the pathway to the church, and several of the party are afraid to walk it after dark. Squire Marlow, the grieving father of the dead man, promises to double their wages if they agree to make the mysterious journey full of unexpected revelations.
*North American Premiere
Everything is great when the investigators Augusto and Franco get their hands on a pair of strange glasses that enables them to travel through time and space. As they begin to understand them, Augusto gets obsessed with their power, without knowing that beyond time and space lurk and wait entities that prey for those with unearthly ambitions.
Death Parts Us
Based loosely on a character from "Call of Cthuhlu", "Death Parts Us" explores nostalgia's relationship to grief. After losing his wife, Henry turns to an old power to bring her back, only to find that “when we mourn our losses, we also mourn ourselves” and that nostalgia comes at the sacrifice of sanity.
With dreams of quick fame and fortune, five Maui teens set out to create a viral video based on ancient Hawaiian mythology. It doesn't go as planned.
A young, blind woman visits her father, but when she gets to his home, everything is off. He has become obsessed with something horrible, seen through his telescope, which he names 'Ihruqax'. Unable to see the thing he's talking about, the woman can only latch on to the clear signs of mental degradation in him, and tries to get him the help he needs. This task is difficult and only reveals deeper, more horrifying delusions in the father. When she finally persuades him to go to the doctor, there are much bigger problems at stake.